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There are a number of national programs that Susan G. Komen for the Cure® organizes and supports that are currently unavailable through our Komen Nebraska Affiliate. See below for a short overview of each program and links to additional information.
Marathon for the Cure™
To participate in Marathon for the Cure as a runner in one of our “official marathon partners” races, a runner must commit to a fundraising minimum of $2,200. To participate in any other full or half marathon you can still be a team member by committing to raise $250. To learn more, visit www.komen.org/marathon
Circle of Promise
Susan G. Komen for the Cure launched the Circle of Promise campaign to engage African-Americans in its mission to end breast cancer forever by fostering increased awareness, support, empowerment and action. African-American women have the highest death rate and poorest survival rate of any other racial or ethnic group for breast cancer. In an effort to rewrite the story of African American women and breast cancer, Komen has pledged to decrease the mortality of African-Americans from breast cancer by increasing awareness of the risk of breast cancer, reducing pervasive myths in the community, encouraging breast self awareness leading to early detection and treatment and mobilizing the community to collectively fight for access to quality care for all.
Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure®
The Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure® is an amazing 60-mile walk that helps mothers, sisters, spouses and friends get one step closer to a world without breast cancer. Join us for three (3) inspirational days where together we’ll walk so long, so far and with so much hope, the world will hear our footsteps.